Ida Pauline Robinson was born August 6, 1927, in North Myrtle Beach, Little River Neck, South Carolina. Pauline, at the gracious age of 94, walked through heavens gates on July 18, 2022, in her home surrounded by loved ones. Affectionately known as “Pauline” or as her children called her “Mommy”, she was welcomed with open arms by her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
She is predeceased by her parents Rubie and Lula (Vaught) Randall, her daughter, Patricia Robinson, siblings; Paul Randall, Alberta Edge, Rodie Williams, Evelyn Barret, Bessie Bradshaw, and great grandsons; Queinton and Jeffrey.
Pauline grew up in the cherry marshlands of SC, where her family was known for clam and oyster shucking, tobacco, and farming. She attended and graduated school in Florence, SC. In her early years Pauline moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania where she raised eight children. Pauline attended the Herr Street Mennonite Church and enjoyed selling dinners, singing, humming spiritual melodies, shopping for hats, playing the lottery and completing crossword puzzles. She was known as the “Yard Sale Queen” from everyone in her neighborhood.
Pauline was the third eldest of five children, leaving her memory to be cherished through her siblings; Bernice Smith of Brooklyn, NY, Thomas Eugene (Champ) Randall of Little River Neck, SC, Katie Collins of Harrisburg, PA. Fond memories of “Mommy” will be cherished through her children; Mary (Nathan) McKenzie, Lula Thompson, Joyce, Paul, and Jerry Robinson, Cynthia (Melvin) Perry, all of Harrisburg, PA, and Cathy Okonkwo-Griffith of Boston, MA, a special friend Jesse, and a host of relatives and friends.
Pauline was a very generous and giving person, truly loved by many. She will be missed, and her legacy will be remembered and cherished in our hearts. Pauline is five generations strong, including 8 children, 17 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 13 great-great grandchildren.
“There are no tears in heaven nor grief of any kind, I leave this final
teardrop to those I’ve left behind. Though absent from the body I’m
present with the Lord; The joy of my salvation is now my full reward.
And just as God has promised, He’s wiped my tears away, and nothing
can compare to the wonder of that day. So, keep me in your memory
and know that up above there are no tears in heaven, instead there’s
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